Port Angeles, WA

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2022 Population
20,007
0.598% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
41.3
0.243% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11%
4.98% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,212
12.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$293,800
16.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,699
1.34% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Port Angeles, WA had a population of 20k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $60,212. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Port Angeles, WA grew from 19,888 to 20,007, a 0.598% increase and its median household income grew from $53,690 to $60,212, a 12.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Port Angeles, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.33%), White (Hispanic) (3.51%), Other (Hispanic) (2.99%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.21%).

None of the households in Port Angeles, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Port Angeles, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Port Angeles, WA are Peninsula College (502 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Port Angeles, WA was $293,800, and the homeownership rate was 55.6%.

Most people in Port Angeles, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Port Angeles, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Port Angeles, WA is home to a population of 20k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.66% of Port Angeles, WA residents were born outside of the country (1.13k people).

In 2022, there were 12.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.1k people) in Port Angeles, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.27k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 703 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Port Angeles, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Port Angeles, WA was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Port Angeles, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 505
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.27k ± 295
  3. White (Hispanic)
    703 ± 277
8.63%
Hispanic Population
1.73k people

In 2022, there were 12.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.1k people) in Port Angeles, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.27k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 703 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.63% of the people in Port Angeles, WA are hispanic (1.73k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Port Angeles, WA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.66%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.13k people
5.75%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.14k people

As of 2022, 5.66% of Port Angeles, WA residents (1.13k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Port Angeles, WA was 5.75%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    616 ± 137
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    363 ± 124
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    236 ± 88

Port Angeles, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Port Angeles, WA employs 8.7k people. The largest industries in Port Angeles, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,643 people), Retail Trade (1,208 people), and Educational Services (765 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($67,273), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($65,121), and Utilities ($57,292).

Occupations

8.7k
2022 Value
± 617
1.34%
1 Year growth
± 10.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Port Angeles, WA grew at a rate of 1.34%, from 8.58k employees to 8.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Port Angeles, WA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,076 people), Management Occupations (737 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (716 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Port Angeles, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.7k
2022 Value
± 617
1.34%
1 Year growth
± 10.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Port Angeles, WA grew at a rate of 1.34%, from 8.58k employees to 8.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Port Angeles, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,643 people), Retail Trade (1,208 people), and Educational Services (765 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Port Angeles, WA, though some of these residents may live in Port Angeles, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,540
Median earning men ± $3,339
$36,955
Median earning women ± $2,992

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($77,500), Construction ($58,063), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($53,967).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,227), Information ($52,727), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,019).

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Civics

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In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in the United States over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Port Angeles, WA awarded 502 degrees. The student population of Port Angeles, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 544 male students and 1,039 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Port Angeles, WA are White (313 and 64.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (58 and 12%), Two or More Races (40 and 8.28%), and Unknown (30 and 6.21%).

The largest universities in Port Angeles, WA by number of degrees awarded are Peninsula College (502 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Port Angeles, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (220 and 43.8%), Welding Technology (48 and 9.56%), and Registered Nursing (32 and 6.37%).

The median tuition cost in Port Angeles, WA for a public four year colleges is $3,927 for in-state students and $4,407 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,583 students enrolled in Port Angeles, WA, 34.4% men and 65.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 952 records, of which 65.8% were women and 34.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 17 degrees awarded
  2. 220 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Port Angeles, WA was Substance Abuse Counseling with 17 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Port Angeles, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
502 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Peninsula College with 502 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 187 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Port Angeles, WA, which is 0.594 times less than the 315 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 313 degrees mean that there were 5.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 58 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,927) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($512) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($942) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.975% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.954% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (1.33M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Port Angeles, WA was $293,800 in 2022, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $253,000 to $293,800, a 16.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Port Angeles, WA is 55.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Port Angeles, WA have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Port Angeles, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Port Angeles, WA is $60,212. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Port Angeles, WA was Census Tract 15 with a value of $79,226, followed by Census Tract 7 and Census Tract 8, with respective values of $64,375 and $63,772.

Property

$293,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,198
$5,056
Median Property Taxes
±$426

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Port Angeles, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Port Angeles, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

55.6%
Homeownership
2022
67%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.6% of the housing units in Port Angeles, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 15
  2. Census Tract 7
  3. Census Tract 8

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Port Angeles, WA was Census Tract 15 with a value of $79,226, followed by Census Tract 7 and Census Tract 8, with respective values of $64,375 and $63,772.

The following map shows all of the places in Port Angeles, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,212
Median Household Income
± $4,952
9.09k
Number of Households
± 640

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.09k households in Port Angeles, WA grew to $60,212 from the previous year's value of $53,690.

The following chart displays the households in Port Angeles, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Port Angeles, WA is from Port Angeles, WA.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.49%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.94%)

In 2022, 73.7% of workers in Port Angeles, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.49%) and those who worked at home (8.94%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Port Angeles, WA have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.12% of the workforce in Port Angeles, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Port Angeles, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Port Angeles, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Port Angeles, WA (2.15k out of 19.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Port Angeles, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.6% of the population of Port Angeles, WA has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 21.5% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 2.73% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.1% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.42%
Uninsured
39.2%
Employer Coverage
21.5%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
2.73%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Port Angeles, WA declined by 1.76% from 7.55% to 7.42%.

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